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Love DNA of famous classic novels (infographic)
The infographic charts how much love, literally, there is in famous classic novels.
You’ll be surprised to discover what Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility have in common, how “love” evolved in books since 1800, and much more.
Classic books from public domain can be read, re-used, and researched, bringing surprising facts like the ones in the infographic above.
Once the book becomes available for online reading, it can be analysed using basic search feature every web browser has. This is what we did with html files of selected classic books available at Project Gutenberg.
The content of public domain titles can feed tools like BookLamp and Google Books Ngram Viewer. It allows for a wider – or deeper – view on the researched topic.
Wonderful illustrations from classic books can be re-used legally. The British Library Flickr profile is the biggest single repository of such images.
All that makes it possible to get creative in how we present the content of these books. In the end it leads to promoting the benefit we all love – the joy of reading.
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If you’re into ebooks, you should really check out Project Gutenberg.
You’ll find here most popular classic books, not only romance novels listed below. Ebooks are available in several file formats, including mobi (for Kindle), epub (for most other devices and apps), pdf, and html.
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About Piotr Kowalczyk
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Our score: 8.2/10
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The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes
by Suzanne Collins
Part 1: The Mentor
Coriolanus released the fistful of cabbage into the pot of boiling water and swore that one day it would never pass his lips again. But this was not that day. He needed to eat a large bowl of the anemic stuff, and drink every drop of broth, to prevent his stomach from growling during the reaping ceremony. It was one of a long list of precautions he took to mask the fact that his family, despite residing in the penthouse of the Capitol’s most opulent apartment building, was as poor as district scum. That at eighteen, the heir to the once-great house of Snow had nothing to live on but his wits.
His shirt for the reaping was worrying him. He had an acceptable pair of dark dress pants bought on the black market last year, but the shirt was what people looked at. Fortunately, the Academy provided the uniforms it required for daily use. For today’s ceremony, however, students were instructed to be dressed fashionably but with the solemnity the occasion dictated. Tigris had said to trust her, and he did. Only his cousin’s cleverness with a needle had saved him so far. Still, he couldn’t expect miracles.
The shirt they’d dug from the back of the wardrobe—his father’s, from better days—was stained and yellowed with age, half the buttons missing, a cigarette burn on one cuff. Too damaged to sell in even the worst of times, and this was to be his reaping shirt? This morning he had gone to her room at daybreak, only to find both his cousin and the shirt missing. Not a good sign. Had Tigris given up on the old thing and braved the black market in some last-ditch effort to find him proper clothing? And what on earth would she possess worth trading for it? Only one thing—herself—and the house of Snow had not yet fallen that far. Or was it falling now as he salted the cabbage?
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“I see a book, I see a coffee, I see a good day ahead” t-shirt
The t-shirt features a quote by Piotr Kowalczyk: “I see a book, I see a coffee, I see a good day ahead.” The artwork is inspired by 17th century book title pages, using a classic Baskerville serif typeface.
Our score: 7.9/10